TOLEDO, Ohio – June 12, 2012…Hylant Group, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerage firms in the nation, announced today that it has acquired AGIS, an independent, full-service employee benefits agency with offices in Birmingham, Mich., and Orlando and Jacksonville, Fla. The combined operations expand Hylant’s footprint into Florida and further solidify the company’s position as a leading employee benefits service provider.
In 2011, Hylant acquired AGIS’s Indianapolis office under the employee benefits leadership of Dave Norris. The Florida offices will be led by industry veterans Andria Herr in Orlando and Mark Nixon in Jacksonville. The Birmingham, Mich. office, led by Mike Nixon, will transition to Hylant’s Detroit office. Mike and his team will bring additional expertise and experience to Hylant’s expanding Southeast Michigan operation, which includes Ann Arbor Metropolitan, Detroit and Grand Rapids, making Hylant one of the largest employee benefit operations in the state of Michigan.Continue Reading